Business of Sport: The song, the spin, the story

Business of Sport: The song, the spin, the story

After his latest public relations disaster, the embattled John Delaney is now running out of lives, writes John Fallon

It was late on Wednesday night when the Football Association of Ireland launched its latest attempt to contain the latest in a long list of controversies surrounding its chief executive. Much like what went before, however, the ploy raised more questions than answers.

Absent from the brief 108-word statement issued by the association’s President Tony Fitzgerald was any apology for chief executive John Delaney’s decision to sing a pro-IRA song in a public house after...

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